Waardenburg Syndrome and Dealing with Deafness in Ferrets

Deafness as a result of Waardenburg Syndrome is common in ferrets. Waardenburg is a genetic condition found in ferrets as well as may other animals, including humans. Deafness in ferrets is not a major problem, but the owner of a deaf ferret may want to read our articles below to learn about the condition and how to adjust the care given to accommodate deafness.